Residences & Meal Plans

Residence Price(s)

Approximately $5,817 – $6,525

Room Types

Two Styles to Choose From

Suite Style

Each furnished suite accommodates 4 students and has single rooms and features a kitchen with a fridge and stove, a living room and 2 full bathrooms. There are 3 suite-style residences: Founders House, Chancellors House and Governors House. Founders and Chancellors Houses are located at the bottom of the College Drive hill. It's a short walk or a 3-minute bus ride from these residences to your classes. Governors House is located across from the athletics facilities, at the top of the hill.

Townhouse Style

The townhouse-style residences are located beside the main building at the top of College Drive and accommodate 6 students to a house. Built on 2 levels, each furnished townhouse has a kitchen with a fridge and stove, a living room, 3 bedrooms and a 2-piece bathroom on the main floor. The upper-level contains 3 more bedrooms, a full 4-piece bathroom and an open loft space. Typically townhouse-style residences are reserved for returning upper-year students.


  • Wired and wireless internet
  • Basic cable TV service provided in all bedrooms, common rooms and student lounges
  • Telephone with local service and voicemail included in each bedroom
  • Mail delivery to each complex
  • Common lounges and study rooms
  • Individual house/suite climate controls
  • Vending machine areas
  • Games room in most complexes
  • Laundry rooms located in each complex
  • Residence Don support
  • Complete Residence Life program
  • ATMs
  • North Bay city bus pass included in incidental fees

Residence Guarantee

Space in residence is guaranteed to high school students who are offered full-time admission by May 27. The remaining spaces are chosen by lottery. A residence brochure with information on how to apply for residence is sent with the admission offer. The residence application and residence deposit must be received by June  1.

Deposit Required


Meal Plans

Meal plans are not mandatory. You may select from a range of options to customize your meal plan. Plans work on a declining balance.

Other Information

Nipissing University is excited to offer 4 vibrant Living Learning Communities (LLC): Connect, Balance, LEAD (Leaders Emerging through Active Development) and Mosaic. An LLC is the intergration of students who share similar interests – academic subject, hobby, or curiousity – into a residence community with programming and support from various areas within the institution and community. These opportunities complement your classroom lessons and enhance your educational experience. More information about Living Learning Communities can be found on Nipissing's residence website